Successful completion of 12th and Final Review Mission of the EU/ IMF Programme
Ireland has successfully concluded the 12th and final review mission of the Programme with the EU Commission, the ECB and the IMF.
Government agreed details of implementation of Quirke Scheme for women in Magdalen laundries
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, today announced that the Government has agreed the details on how to implement the recommendations of Judge Quirke for an ex-gratia scheme for the benefit of those who were admitted to and worked in the Magdalen laundries, St Mary’s Training Centre, Stanhope Street and House of Mercy Training School, Summerhill, Wexford.
Minister Reilly outlines progress to date on the new Children’s Hospital
The Minister for Health Dr. James Reilly TD today (6 November 2013) outlined progress to date on the new Children’s Hospital.
Referendum on same-sex marriage to take place in first half of 2015
The Government today considered the Third Report of the Convention on the Constitution, Amending the Constitution to provide for same-sex marriage.
British-Irish Council Summit
The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, TD will attend the British Irish Council (BIC) Summit being hosted by Jersey today.
Minister Fitzgerald announces €900,000 to support training for childcare staff starting 2013
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs has today announced that she has allocated €900,000 in the current year to allow both Early Childhood Ireland and Border Counties Childcare Network to commence delivering training modules commencing before end 2013.
Statement by the Taoiseach, to Dail Éireann
The Government has decided that Ireland will exit the EU-IMF assistance programme on December 15, without the need to pre- arrange a new precautionary credit line from our EU and IMF partners.
Minister Bruton announces €125million first Development Capital Fund
MML Growth Capital Ireland Fund to focus on Irish SMEs.
Coveney Welcomes Positive Decision by US on Beef Imports
After years of lobbying Minister Coveney strongly welcomes the new approach from US authorities which opens the door for Irish and European beef imports.
Coveney Wraps Up Gulf Visit With Irish Food Event
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, TD, today concluded a week long visit to the Gulf States with a speech to the Dubai Irish Business Network, and an audience of potential buyers and business partners at Bord Bia’s Taste of Ireland Green Box Competition in Dubai.